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Travel Warning WARNING: Although Puntland is safe, ISIS controls a small amount of land on the mountains near Bosaso . Lack of basic services are also significant danger. Puntland and Somaliland territorial claims overlap and the border region between them is a conflict zone and is to be avoided. Foreigners who are not of somali descent travelling to Puntland should consult with local authorities in the regional capital Garowe and foreign workers should consult their respective organisatizations for security measures.

Puntland is a region in northeastern Somalia. It functions as an autonomous region.


  • Garowe — Puntland's capital city.
  • Bosaso — commercial city and the capital of Bari region of Puntland
  • Erigavo - capital of Sanaag region
  • Galkacyo - capital of Mudug region
  • Laascaanood - capital of Sool region
  • Qardho — historical education centre city of Puntland.


Puntland and Somaliland are relatively peaceful compared to other regions of Somalia, with its own government and public services;

Get in[edit]

The flight from Dubai on Jubba Airways takes 2-3 hours. You could continue from Bosaaso to various other cities including Garowe, Galkacyo and Laascaanood.

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Somalia has the longest coast in Africa, and Puntland possesses over a third of that with 1,300km. Its beaches are largely untouched. Has many beautiful buildings, beaches and many more for tourist to come and see with a lot of residental areas.

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